Police arrest suspected killer of Chief Imam in Edo

Police arrest suspected killer of Chief Imam in Edo

Police in Edo have arrested the suspected killer of the Chief Imam of Egbeta Mosque in Ovia North East Local Government Area, Malam Saka Afolabi. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Haliru Gwandu, disclosed this on Thursday while...
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AEPB arrests 33,327, sentences 4,406 environmental offenders in 4 years — official

AEPB arrests 33,327, sentences 4,406 environmental offenders in 4 years — official

Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) arrested 33,327 persons and secured the conviction of 4,406 persons for violating environmental laws between 2012 and 2016. Mr Muktar Ibrahim, Head of Information and Outreach Unit of AEPB disclosed this to News Agen...
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Policemen killed in Kogi

Policemen killed in Kogi

The Police Command in Kogi said on Thursday that two of its officers were killed during an invasion of a commercial bank by suspected armed robbers. The Police Public Relations Officer of the command, ASP William Aya, told newsmen in...
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Boko Haram faction seeks grassroots support in Nigeria

Boko Haram faction seeks grassroots support in Nigeria

A Boko Haram faction led by the son of the group’s founder is trying to win over civilians by shunning the indiscriminate violence of its longtime figurehead that has alienated locals. Eyewitnesses to a spate of recent raids attributed to...
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Navy deploys swamp buggies to rid Delta creeks of illegal refineries

Navy deploys swamp buggies to rid Delta creeks of illegal refineries

The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) DELTA has begun the use of swamp buggies to crush illegal refineries in Delta creeks. A swamp buggy is an amphibious vehicle used to traverse a swampy terrain. The Commander of NNS DELTA, Commodore Ibrahim...
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BREAKING: Ex-NNPC boss, Yakubu withdraws N1bn suit against EFCC, AGF

BREAKING: Ex-NNPC boss, Yakubu withdraws N1bn suit against EFCC, AGF

Andrew Yakubu in Court today A former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mr. Andrew Yakubu, on Tuesday terminated his fundamental human rights enforcement suit, in which he sought N1bn as compensation for his alleged unlawf...
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Never again will terrorists seize any part of Nigeria – Buhari

Never again will terrorists seize any part of Nigeria – Buhari

President Buhari Never again will terrorists take over and occupy any part of Nigeria’s territory, President Muhammadu Buhari vowed in Sambisa Forest on Monday. The President made the vow when he declared the 2017 Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship (NASAC...
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Presidency commends Army’s gallantry in degrading Boko Haram

Presidency commends Army’s gallantry in degrading Boko Haram

The Presidency has extolled the gallantry of the Nigerian Army in restoring order to the northeastern Nigeria through its clearing of remnants of Boko Haram insurgents. Speaking on Monday at the Guards Brigade First Quarter Inter-Unit Short Talk Competition, t...
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Herdsmen invade Prison Farm Centre in Benue, kills inmate

Herdsmen invade Prison Farm Centre in Benue, kills inmate

The Benue Prisons Service on Monday confirmed that herdsmen invaded its Jato-Aka Farm Centre and killed an inmate, one Tersoo Agidi. ASP Stephen Nwanchor, Public Relations Officer, Benue Prisons Service, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi that...
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VC confirms Dino Melaye graduated from ABU

VC confirms Dino Melaye graduated from ABU

| The Vice chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Monday confirmed that Senator Dino Melaye graduated from the school, although under a different name. “From records, Dino formerly known as Daniel Jonah Melaye graduated from ABU. BA Geography” Profe...
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